Kobe's big night helps Lakers defeat Hawks

Nov 19, 2014

Kobe's big night helps Lakers defeat Hawks

For Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, it was a rare chance to celebrate. They didn’t pass it up. Bryant scored 28 points and the Lakers held on for just their second win, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 on Tuesday night. A locker ...

Hawks' Ferry on leave

Sep 13, 2014

Hawks' Ferry on leave

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, but said the 47-year-old GM asked ...

Hawks owner selling stake after racist email

Sep 8, 2014

Hawks owner selling stake after racist email

Less than one month after the Clippers’ sale ended Donald Sterling’s ugly downfall, another NBA team is on the market following a racially charged disclosure from its owner. Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said Sunday he is selling his controlling interest in the team, ...

Hawks to sign Sefolosha

Jul 5, 2014

Hawks to sign Sefolosha

The Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement with small forward Thabo Sefolosha on a deal that leaves the team sufficient salary cap room for additional offseason moves. The Hawks and Sefolosha have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract, a person with knowledge of ...

Johnson powers Nets past Hawks in London

Jan 17, 2014

Johnson powers Nets past Hawks in London

The Brooklyn Nets should think about making another franchise move — to London. Brooklyn improved to 3-0 in regular-season NBA games in the British capital with a 127-110 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. Joe Johnson, who spent seven years with the ...

Magic halt 17-game road skid

Nov 27, 2013

Magic halt 17-game road skid

Orlando coach Jacque Vaughn challenged his players at halftime to tighten up defensively and force the Atlanta Hawks to take bad shots. Arron Afflalo was pleased that everyone did as they were told. “We got some fast-break layups and made some shots, but defense ...

Backups help Heat in rout of Hawks

Nov 20, 2013

Backups help Heat in rout of Hawks

For the Miami Heat, the third quarter was pretty much the whole story. Chris Bosh tumbled over some courtside seats on one end, and LeBron James apologized to a few fans during one particularly frustrating moment on the other. In between, Mario Chalmers gave ...

Mar 10, 2013

Hawks cut ex-Apache center Tyler

by Ed Odeven

Former Tokyo Apache center Jeremy Tyler’s stint with the Atlanta Hawks lasted one game — a total of five minutes. The Hawks released the 21-year-old center on Wednesday, the day they signed guard Shelvin Mack to a 10-day contract. Now, his future in the ...